On May 27, while attending the “Barn Star’s Antiques at Rhinebeck,” semi-annual antique show held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Investigators Conway and Bastedo discovered numerous items made from parts of endangered animals that are illegal to sell in New York State. [Read more…] about Endangered Species ‘Antiques’ at Fairgrounds Show Lead to Charges
An antiques business owner recently pleaded guilty to charges related to the illegal sale of endangered and protected animal mounts from his business in Great Valley in Cattaraugus County, NY. The investigation began when ECO Wilson and an Investigator with DEC’s Bureau of Environmental Crimes Investigation (BECI) received information that a lion skin rug was being unlawfully offered for purchase at an estate sale. [Read more…] about Lion Skin Rug, Endangered Species Taxidermy Leads to Charges
The Redford Glass Company, in the town of Saranac, Clinton County, NY was in business for only 20 years (over 200 years ago) and produced products that demonstrated unique skilled craftsmanship that survive to this day. The Company, that was once famous and esteemed for its crown glass windowpanes, has become synonymous with unique and priceless glassware. [Read more…] about Redford Glass: Clinton County’s Unique, Priceless Glassware
The East Hampton Historical Society on Long Island has announced their signature summer event, the East Hampton Antiques & Design Show, will be held in a virtual format this year. [Read more…] about Annual East Hampton Antiques & Design Show Goes Virtual
The Hanford Mills Museum in East Meredith, NY, has announced they are seeking exhibitors for the 36th annual Dan Rion Memorial Antique Engine Jamboree and Powerfest, set for Saturday, September 7th.
Exhibits include motors, tractors, farm machines, model engines, vehicles, motorcycles, and more. Exhibitors include members of the Franklin Doodlebug Club, the Southern Tier Antique Gas and Steam Engine Association, the Hudson Mohawk Chapter of the Pioneer Gas Engine Association, the Antique Outboard Motor Club, and the Mohican Car Club. Popular features include a 1926 Ahrens Fox Pumper Firetruck, the 1957 Nash Metropolitan Hook and Ladder Fire Truck Ride from the Catskill Game Farm, and a great variety of engines. [Read more…] about Antique Engine Jamboree Seeking Exhibitors
The Albany Institute of History & Art is set to host a Jewelry Appraisal Day in partnership with Mark Lawson Antiques on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10:30 am to 2 pm.
Interested participants are welcome to come to the museum to have local appraiser Mark Lawson and a team of certified gemologists appraise the market value of jewelries. Appraisals will be $5 per piece with a limit of three per person. Appraisals will be verbal appraisals. [Read more…] about Jewelry Appraisals Event At Albany Institute
The Winter Show, previously known as The Winter Antiques Show, has announced the participating exhibitors of its 2019 edition, to be held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from January 18-27, 2019.
The 2019 edition will feature 70 exhibitors presenting a mix of fine and decorative arts from around the world, dating from ancient times through the present day. [Read more…] about 65th Antique Winter Show Announces Exhibitors
The Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally will take place this Saturday, beginning at 9 am with a continental breakfast at the Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center, 5096 State Route 28, Mount Tremper, NY.
A morning program will include Richard Riker who will speak about his grandparents, A. L. and Edith Riker, who drove the Locomobile in the 1903 Auto Endurance Run. A 1898 Riker Electric and a 1909 Locomobile Model L Demi-Tonneau will be on the grounds. [Read more…] about Local Auto History: Catskill Conquest Rally This Weekend
The Palatine Settlement Society’s 13th Annual Antique Show inside the Great Hall at the Arkell Museum is set for Saturday, March 3rd from 10 am to 4 pm. All proceeds will go directly to the restoration and continued preservation of the historic 1747 Nellis Tavern.
This show offers a range of antiques and collectibles from over two dozen dealers who will be exhibiting and selling items such as furniture, quilts, books, tools, postcards, paintings, toys, china, jewelry and more. [Read more…] about Antique Show to Benefit Historic Nellis Tavern
The Hanford Mills Museum in Delaware County, NY will host the 34th annual Dan Rion Memorial Antique Engine Jamboree and Powerfest on Saturday, September 9th from 10 am to 4 pm.
Visitors can talk with collectors about their antique tractors, cars, trucks, outboard motors, Ford Doodlebugs, model engines, hit and miss engines, water-cooled and air-cooled gas engines. [Read more…] about 34th Annual Antique Engine Jamboree and Powerfest Saturday